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NRC to webcast May 2nd public call to close U.S. Fukushima-style reactors

On Thursday, May 2, 2013 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm Eastern Time, the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will webcast and telephone conference link its meeting with representatives from communities challenging the continued operation of thirty-one Fukushima-style reactors here in the United StatesThe groups along with now more than 2,250 co-signers have petitioned the federal agency for the closure of the GE Mark I and Mark II boiling water reactors because of the unreliable containment structures that are vulnerable to catastrophic failure during a serious nuclear accident. 

The NRC is meeting with the public Thursday, May 2, 2013, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Eastern Time), in the Commissioners’ Hearing Room at NRC Headquarters in Rockville, Maryland. The NRC will provide 300 toll-free telephone lines through 1-888-603-9750 (Passcode 5506147) for the general public and interested media to listen to the groups’ arguments for enforcement action. The NRC will also broadcast the public meeting in a LIVE video webcast .

You can sign-up to be a co-petitioner with the Beyond Nuclear call to revoke the operating license of these dangerous Fukushima-design reactors.